A Big Bluegrass Friday Night In San Carlos & San Francisco On December 15

This Friday evening December 15 will be a big one for bluegrass in San Carlos & San Francisco! The NCBS will welcome two events to our area:

BRIGHT STAR, San Francisco

The Steve Martin-Edie Brickell-penned Americana/Bluegrass musical Bright Star will enjoy a special night at the Curran Theater in San Francisco on December 15, with several local bluegrass bands playing before and after the regular program.

The production’s last daily show is December 17. The discount code FRIDAYJAM unlocks 30% Off Tickets For Friday Night Shows (and 20% off all other nights).

HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY, San Carlos

The 13th Annual Holiday Hootenanny will be presented by the Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company in San Carlos, with four great bands playing onstage from 5:00-11:00pm on December 15, with additional performances and jamming taking place throughout the evening.

This is a FREE event, with craft beer and food available.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers At The Summit House This Thursday, December 14

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers at the Summit House.

The Wildcat Mountain Rambers, host band for the FREE Thursday Bluegrass Series at the top of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains, will perform on December 14th. Good food and drink will be served.

The Summit House Beer Garden & Grill has FREE bluegrass each week starting at 6:00pm. All performances are presented by the The Summit House and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

NCBS/SCBS Is A Non-Profit IRC Section 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society is a California not-for-profit corporation that is a qualified IRC Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Tax ID is 94-2907716. Send checks to: NCBS/SCBS, PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94309-0846.

Your 2017 year-end tax planning can include a donation to support bluegrass music that is deductible as allowed by law.

NCBS Welcomes The FREE 2017 Holiday Hootenanny On Friday, December 15 In San Carlos

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes the FREE Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company’s Holiday Hootenanny, set for December 15 in San Carlos. In addition to the main stage bands, The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers will perform on a separate stage. Good beer and good food will be available.

Three Week Reminder: Band Application Deadline For 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Is December 31

Three Week Reminder: The Deadline is December 31, 2017 for Band Applications for the 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival, set for the second weekend of August, 2018.

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Band Application

Bright Star Bluegrass/Americana Musical Now At The Curran Theater In San Francisco

The Steve Martin & Edie Brickell-penned Americana/Bluegrass musical Bright Star is now at the Curran Theater in San Francisco.

The production runs through December 17.

DISCOUNT TICKETS are available for bluegrass fans: The code FRIDAYJAM unlocks 30% Off Tickets For Friday Night Shows (and 20% off all other nights).

Besides the discount, there will be special before & after-show performances by area bluegrass bands on Friday nights, so plan to attend on a Friday if that meets your schedule. The additional performers for December 8 & 15 include Big Money in Bluegrass, Jed’s A Millionaire, & Beats Workin’.

All performances are welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund Now Collecting Donations

The Walker Creek Ranch

The Spring Walker Creek Music Camp at the Walker Creek Ranch near Petaluma will be held April 12-15, 2018The Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund is now collecting donations to assist students who need financial help. Donations can be sent to: Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society,  PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94039-0846, Attention: NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization aka the Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society, accepts donations and disburses the scholarships. Donations to the fund are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Donors should consult their tax advisors. The Federal Tax ID No. is 94-2907716. Donors who do not need a tax deduction may donate money directly to the camp.

Second Stage Added To This Year’s FREE Holiday Hootenanny In San Carlos On December 15

Devil's Canyon Brewing Company, 935 Washington Street, San Carlos.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes the 13th Annual Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company Holiday Hootenanny in San Carlos on Friday, December 15, 2017. Doors will open at 4:00pm.

This year, for the first time, the program will feature two stages. Main Stage Bands will include The Brookdale Bluegrass Band, The Stoney Mountain Ramblers, Pathertic Honey String Band, & John Henry’s Farm. The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers will perform on the Second Stage.

The FREE late afternoon & evening gathering will offer fine craft beer and good food.

The event is presented by Devil’s Canyon and organized by Scott Dailey.